which takes place at noon Thursday. The event costs $8 per person and
is open to the public.
The dinner is one of several community Thanksgiving events
happening around Glendale next week.
"We want to express our gratitude for the blessings of being in
this country," Strout said. "We connect with our heritage and our
The following is a list of some of the community Thanksgiving
events happening in Glendale next week. All events are open to the
* A church service celebrating the 381st anniversary of the first
American Thanksgiving will be at 10 a.m. Sunday at Church of the
Lighted Window, 1200 Foothill Blvd., La Canada Flintridge.
Worshippers will be given handmade cloth collars to wear during the
service. Pastor Skip Lindeman will conduct worship and the church's
chancel choir will present "Rejoice, Be Glad, Give Praise." For more
information, call 790-1185.
* A Thanksgiving afternoon concert, featuring tenor Reynir
Gudmundsson and pianist Ephraim Sayud will be at 3:30 p.m. Sunday in
the choir room at United Community Church, 333 E. Colorado Blvd.
There is a recommended $10 donation. For more information, call
* A Glendale Community Service of Thanksgiving, featuring guest
speaker Tad Callister, Rabbi Jonathan Biatch and the Character and
Ethics Kids will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Temple Sinai, 1212 N.
Pacific Ave. Callister has served as president of the Verdugo Hills
Boy Scout Council and on the advisory board of Glendale Adventist
Medical Center. A special offering will be taken to benefit Camp
Laurel, a camp for children with AIDS. The event is sponsored by the
Glendale Religious Leaders Assn. For more information, call 243-2105.
* A community Thanksgiving dinner will be served at noon Thursday
at First United Methodist Church of Glendale, 134 N. Kenwood Ave. The
event is open to the public and costs $8 per person. Tickets must be
purchased by Monday in the church office. The event will include a
recital of "The Pilgrim Story" and the singing of Thanksgiving hymns.
For more information, call 243-2105.
* The Glendale Salvation Army will host its annual Thanksgiving
event, at which free dinners will be made available. Dinners will be
served from noon to about 1 p.m. Thursday at the Glendale Salvation
Army, 320 W. Windsor Road. For more information, call 246-5586.